10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

Kevin Brown

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

There are many beautiful contemporary homes worldwide, and their designs vary regardless of location, culture, or influences. To illustrate this idea, we have chosen 10 contemporary houses in Brazil. As usual, they share similar characteristics but also have unique elements.

1. The Ipês House by StudioMK27.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

Our first selection is an innovative exposed concrete home with a compact look and a functionally structured interior. The house resembles a concrete box floating above a glass volume, with large continuous spaces alternating with well-defined private areas.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

This house in Sao Paulo was designed for a client who wanted a spacious home to accommodate his kids and friends. The architects created multiple social spaces, such as a cinema room, a recreation room for children, and a sauna. The client also requested a gym and a long swimming lane for physical activity.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

Located in Brasilia, this residence is inspired by the famous Farnsworth House by Mies Van der Rohe. It has an open floor plan, ribbon windows, and a transparent façade. The design features clean, geometrical lines and a combination of natural materials like stone, iron, and wood.

Additionally, it is a sustainable house, as it is suspended on a platform to regulate the temperature effectively.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

This residence was designed with two separate volumes. The first is a two-story brick block and the other only has one level. Each volume has a specific function and houses specific areas.

For example, the tall block includes the living room, dining room, kitchen, balcony, terrace, and porch while the second contains the service areas, guest suite, and bedrooms.

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10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

This residence is situated in Guarujá, Brazil, within a protected area with native forests. The owner desired a house that would minimize its footprint, which led the architects to create three levels: one for the social areas, another for private spaces, and a third for guests, service, and storage facilities.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

The Je House is situated on uneven terrain, forcing the architects to divide the residence into two separate structures. One includes 5 suites, a spacious living room, and a service area, while the other serves as a large art gallery.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

This house is located in a historic area of Rio de Janeiro and provides panoramic views of the old downtown. It has two levels, one for the bedrooms and office, and another for the living areas with floor-to-ceiling glass walls on all sides.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

This week-end house is surrounded by trees and vegetation. The client wanted to maintain the lot as green as possible and preserve as much from the natural environment on the site. The legislation imposed rules that needed to be respected, so the architects had to find a way to combine those requirements with the client’s desires.

House Carqueija by Bento+Azevedo Architects.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

House Carqueija is a white structure in Camaçari, Brazil. The exterior is predominantly white, with a wooden wall panel. The interior and exterior share the same minimalist design, creating a bright ambiance with lush green vegetation.

The contrast is refreshing.

10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs
10 stylish Brazil houses with contemporary designs

Our final option is a two-story home with a compact floor plan, spacious doors and windows, and a gorgeous pergola. It includes a large porch swing and has a seamless indoor-outdoor connection, with living areas both inside and outside. The interior is well-designed and proportioned, allowing the architect to maximize the use of the external spaces.

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